Louisville Lectures

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Controversies in the Medical Management of Obesity with Dr. Villafuerte

In this presentation, Dr. Betty Villafuerte discusses complications-based approaches to guide treatment modality of obesity. She them reviews treatment guidelines on lifestyle modifications and the use of pharmacotherapy in managing obesity. Finally, she examines the role of meal frequency, meal timing, lifestyle behavior, and intelligence on obesity.
 

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Novel Therapeutics in Diabetes with Dr. Krishnasamy

In this case-based lecture, Dr. Krishansamy walks through several real-life examples of patients and their indications for novel treatments for diabetes with a focus on mechanisms of action. Included in this lecture is an overview and update on the American Diabetes Association (ADA) guidelines and European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD). Finally, she takes a look at new technology to treat type one diabetes.

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Complications of Diabetes with Dr. Villafuerte

In this lecture Dr. Villafuerte speaks from experience and research on the myriad complications that can occur with diabetes. She covers all the bases (heart disease, stroke, neuropathy, renal disease, peripheral arterial disease) as well as rarer entities such as necrobiosis lipoidica. 

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